Definitions for intercept

Definitions for (noun) intercept

Main entry: intercept

Definition: the point at which a line intersects a coordinate axis

Definitions for (verb) intercept

Main entry: stop, intercept

Definition: seize on its way

Usage: The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace

Main entry: wiretap, tap, bug, intercept

Definition: tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information

Usage: The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy; Is this hotel room bugged?

Visual thesaurus for intercept